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golliwog

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɒl.ɪ.wɒɡ/ us    /ˈɡɑː.lɪ.wɑːɡ/ (also golly) UK old-fashioned
a child's toy made of soft material, in the form of a small man with a black face and stiff black hair, now often considered offensive to black people
(Definition of golliwog from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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